Researcher

Associate Professor Claudia Tazreiter

Biography

Claudia Tazreiter is a Senior Lecturer of Sociology at the School of Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, UNSW.

Claudia is a political sociologist. Her research focuses on contemporary human rights discourses, migration, the role of civil society, cosmopolitanism and post-conflict reconciliation processes. She has published extensively on migration, human rights, the asylum policies of Western states, the role of...view more

Claudia Tazreiter is a Senior Lecturer of Sociology at the School of Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, UNSW.

Claudia is a political sociologist. Her research focuses on contemporary human rights discourses, migration, the role of civil society, cosmopolitanism and post-conflict reconciliation processes. She has published extensively on migration, human rights, the asylum policies of Western states, the role of non-governmental organizations in policy advocacy, and women’s rights in post-conflict settings. She is currently working on an Australian Research Council funded project on migrant workers and human security in the Asia Pacific.

Research Areas
Contemporary human rights discourses, civil society and social movements, theories of migration and citizenship, transnationalism, cosmopolitanism

Current Research Projects
Fluid security in the Asia Pacific. With Leanne Weber, Sharon Pickering and Marie Segrave as co-investigators. A 3-year project on migrant workers and human security in the Asia Pacific. Funded by the Australian Research Council(Discovery grant)

Postgraduate Research Supervision

Areas of Supervision
Contemporary human rights discourses, civil society and social movements, theories of migration and citizenship, transnationalism, cosmopolitanism.

Current Postgraduate Research Supervision

  • Nayana Bibile, PhD Sociology, Resettlement of Bhutanese refugees in Australia
  • Laura Fisher, PhD Sociology, The Indigenous art world
  • Li Fu, PhD Sociology, Enclosures, development interventions and communities in Inner Mongolia
  • Tamara Joksimovic, PhD Sociology, Intellectuals and the reconstruction of post-war society in Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Rosalind Tan, PhD Sociology, A sociological interpretation of porcelain consumption in Eighteenth-Century England

Teaching areas
Sociology, globalisations studies

Current teaching

  • ARTS2870 Global Citizens, Justice & Civil Society
  • ARTS3874 Culture and Human Rights

Affiliations and Memberships
Associate, Australian Human Rights Centre, Faculty of Law, UNSW
Member, Management Committee, Gilbert and Tobin Centre of Public Law, UNSW
Member, International Sociological Association


My Expertise

Immigration, citizenship, human rights, refugees, asylum seekers, citizenship.

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Location

Morven Brown, room 170

Contact

+61 2 9385 3691
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